This collection showcases heritage and legacy materials drawn from the Special Collections
The Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield University Archives
at Milner Library, Illinois State University
. Founded in 1857 as a normal university to prepare the state's teachers, ISU consequently has a rich heritage as the state's leader in all facets of teacher education, from classroom instruction to educational administration and national policy setting. Milner Library is an active partner in the teaching, learning, research, and service activities of the University.